Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Lady Mary Anne Denham 1926-2021

 The Lady Mary Anne Denham [nee Stuart], who died 25 September, 2021, aged 95, was a scion of the Earls of Moray.

She was born 23 June, 1926, the eldest daughter of Francis Stuart, 18th Earl of Moray [1892-1943], and his wife the former Barbara Murray [who died 1996], daughter of John Archibald Murray, of Fifth Avenue, New York. Her two younger sisters were Lady Sarah, who married the 4th Baron Hillingdon, and Lady Arabella, wife of Mark Boxer, the cartoonist.

She married firstly, 20 Sept, 1945 [div 1960], Leonard Harold Robert Byng [1920-74]; and married secondly, 24 March, 1961, Colonel John Bovil Denham [who died 1990], son of Sir Edward Denham, GCMG, KBE.

Lady Mary leaves two sons and three daughters from her first marriage, and a son and daughter from her second marriage.


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